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    (Original post by FrenchUnicorn)
    When I was in year 10 I used to have 7/20 and 8/20 (I think it's D in your system) all the time in French for some reason - probably the teacher .. -
    I got 20/20 at my baccalaureate :woo: (which is like A*)
    That's amazing considering I've heard French teachers/lecturers never give out 20/20 for something like essays lol.
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    I got an E for English Literature in my Jan mocks then an A* in my April mocks lol
    Sorry but that just proves English is a ******** subject.

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    Let's hear some, having a boring night They don't necessarily have to be about grades.

    I'll start; mine would be the fact that in Y10 I was on an E grade for maths, in Y11 I scraped an A (and only A) for GCSE and at A-Level I've achieved A* in Maths and B in Further Maths. I've had the same teacher throughout these 4 years so you can imagine his reaction.
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    That's amazing considering I've heard French teachers/lecturers never give out 20/20 for something like essays lol.
    Oh wait I meant French literature ! (Not French like the language, in case you didn't know I'm French)
    And sometimes it happens :3 very rarely tho, and for all the subjects anyway, it's very hard to get a 20/20 >.< teachers tend to give 17/20 and 18/20 as a very good grade
    I guess mine was in a very good mood :´ )
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    (Original post by FrenchUnicorn)
    Oh wait I meant French literature ! (Not French like the language, in case you didn't know I'm French)
    And sometimes it happens :3 very rarely tho, and for all the subjects anyway, it's very hard to get a 20/20 >.< teachers tend to give 17/20 and 18/20 as a very good grade
    I guess mine was in a very good mood :´ )
    Yeah I suspected it was French Literature. I'm not from England myself so I know how the language subjects change across countries aha

    I think it's easier to get 20/20 in subjects like maths? I wouldn't know personally, all I have to go off is this video

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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    Let's hear some, having a boring night They don't necessarily have to be about grades.

    I'll start; mine would be the fact that in Y10 I was on an E grade for maths, in Y11 I scraped an A (and only A) for GCSE and at A-Level I've achieved A* in Maths and B in Further Maths. I've had the same teacher throughout these 4 years so you can imagine his reaction.
    How peculiar, I've got almost the identical story. I was on an E grade in Year 10 in Maths (due to my maths teacher being an utter bore) I used to have a fiery passion for maths, but after having her as a teacher for 4 years (since year 7) Peculiarly, I was still in the top set class for maths (due to almost everyone in my class being D/E grade)

    However, thankfully an amazing Spanish teacher who had gotten off maternity leave (who had taught my brother 10 years ago to an A standard) had taken my class in an ditch attempt to save it. Having only 1 year to get our class, who didn't even know how to multiply out a bracket properly, to an A/A* standard. By April/May, we attempted the June 2015 Maths paper, everyone in our class got A/A*.
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    Yeah I suspected it was French Literature. I'm not from England myself so I know how the language subjects change across countries aha

    I think it's easier to get 20/20 in subjects like maths? I wouldn't know personally, all I have to go off is this video

    Haha :3
    Oh where are you from ?

    Easier definitely yes, but tbh it still doesn't happen very much :eek: I've never seen someone having a 20/20 in maths during college for example (I've seen that in middle school tho, but that's easier lol, I've seen twice in 4 years xD)

    And I agree with the video. For some reason teachers are "afraid" of giving a 20/20 because they always want to give us something to work on, so we can improve all the time. If you have an 18/20 you're a VERY good student tho :yep:
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    Hmm, for me it would be getting an A* in GCSE Latin and full marks in the literature papers, after getting Bs all throughout the year! Getting an A* in GCSE Russian was pretty awesome too. 119/120 and 70/70 in AS Eng Lit and Lang was amazing for me, especially since I thought I'd utterly bombed both exams!!!!!
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    (Original post by FrenchUnicorn)
    Haha :3
    Oh where are you from ?

    Easier definitely yes, but tbh it still doesn't happen very much :eek: I've never seen someone having a 20/20 in maths during college for example (I've seen that in middle school tho, but that's easier lol, I've seen twice in 4 years xD)

    And I agree with the video. For some reason teachers are "afraid" of giving a 20/20 because they always want to give us something to work on, so we can improve all the time. If you have an 18/20 you're a VERY good student tho :yep:
    I'm from Lithuania, moved to England when I was 8.

    lol if I got 100% of the question's right in a maths test, every question with correct working out, and I'd STILL get 19/20, I'd probably slap whoever marks the thing because I OBVIOUSLY have nothing else to improve on! :slap:
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    I'm from Lithuania, moved to England when I was 8.

    lol if I got 100% of the question's right in a maths test, every question with correct working out, and I'd STILL get 19/20, I'd probably slap whoever marks the thing because I OBVIOUSLY have nothing else to improve on! :slap:
    Nice ! :3

    Ofc if you have 100% in Maths you'll have 20/20, the "improve stuff" is not really an official thing :ninja:
    But the prob with maths tests here is that they're too long to be finished :emo: and that's on purpose :mad: I know it's stupid :lol: but you get used to it :' )
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    btw I am speaking about Scientific Baccalaureate, in which Maths is the most important subject, it might be different for others types of Baccalaureate tho !
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    I got full marks in my GCSE art exam & coursework.... not really an academic subject but still XD. I used to think my paintings were crap as well.
    Yeah that's what every good artist says. :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by FrenchUnicorn)
    I got 20/20 at my baccalaureate :woo: (which is like A*)
    They give the bac to everybody. Nothing to be proud of.

    Source: I got it too.
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    They give the bac to everybody. Nothing to be proud of.

    Source: I got it too.
    Let me be proud of my 20 tho :cry2:
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    that's true tho :rofl:
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